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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

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  • #1
    Taza
    #1 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 143 reviewsTripAdvisor (143)
    $ - $$ | Indian, Asian, Pakistani
    2 Ardcollum Avenue Artane, Dublin D05 XW88 Ireland
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  • #2
    Tang Cafe
    #2 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 477 reviewsTripAdvisor (477)
    $ | Cafe, European, Middle Eastern, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #3
    Network
    #3 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 87 reviewsTripAdvisor (87)
    $ | Cafe
    39 Aungier Street, Dublin D02 HP86 Ireland
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  • #4
    Glovers Alley
    #4 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    $$ | Irish, European
    128 Stephen_s Green Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #5
    The Little Pig Speakeasy
    #5 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 139 reviewsTripAdvisor (139)
    $ - $$ | European
    6 Glendenning Lane, Wicklow St, Dublin D02 NP97 Ireland
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  • #6
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #6 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 769 reviewsTripAdvisor (769)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #7
    The Landmark
    #7 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 407 reviewsTripAdvisor (407)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
    The Landmark 40 Wexford Street, Dublin D02 CH68 Ireland
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  • #8
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #8 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1603 reviewsTripAdvisor (1603)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #9
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #9 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 759 reviewsTripAdvisor (759)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #10
    Mulberry Garden
    #10 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 895 reviewsTripAdvisor (895)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #11
    Bloom Brasserie
    #11 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1838 reviewsTripAdvisor (1838)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #12
    Gerry's Coffee Shop
    #12 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 330 reviewsTripAdvisor (330)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European
    6 Montague Street, Dublin D02 XE65 Ireland
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  • #13
    Chapter One
    #13 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2373 reviewsTripAdvisor (2373)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #14
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #14 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 961 reviewsTripAdvisor (961)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke House 2 Duke Lane Upper Corner of Lemon Street and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #15
    Tippenyaki Restaurant
    #15 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 212 reviewsTripAdvisor (212)
    $ - $$ | Japanese
    39 Castlewood Avenue Rathmines, Dublin Ireland
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  • #16
    PHX Bistro
    #16 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 911 reviewsTripAdvisor (911)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European
    12 Ellis Quay Smithfield, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #17
    JP Mooneys
    #17 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 262 reviewsTripAdvisor (262)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub, Bar
    2 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #18
    Boco Bar + Oven
    #18 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 286 reviewsTripAdvisor (286)
    $ - $$ | Pizza, Pub, Gastropub
    57 Bolton Street, Dublin D01 CK40 Ireland
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  • #19
    Mr Fox Restaurant
    #19 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 430 reviewsTripAdvisor (430)
    $ - $$ | International, Central European, Irish
    38 Parnell Square West, Dublin Ireland
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  • #20
    SOUP DRAGON
    #20 of 3,305 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 231 reviewsTripAdvisor (231)
    $ | Cafe, Soups, International
    168 Capel Street Dublin 1, Dublin D01 X4E6 Ireland
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